Wine route

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Wine route or wine road (German: Weinstraße - French: Route des Vins) is used for a number of tourist routes usually in German-speaking wine regions including:

 Austria[edit]

  • Steirische Weinstraße in southern Styria
  • Schilcherweinstraße in western Styria

 Canada[edit]

 Cyprus[edit]

  • LaonaAkamas: Ineia, Pano Arodes and Kathikas with Xynisteri / Maratheftiko
  • Vouni Panagias – Ambelitis: Vouni Panagias, Chrysorrogiatissa and Agios Fotios at an altitude of 2,400 feet.
  • Diarizos Valley: It sits at a far lower altitude in comparison to other wine growing areas.
  • Krasochoria Lemesou: They have the greatest concentration of wineries with Koilani and Omodos as leaders.
  • Koumandaria Wine Route: The Koumandaria villages date back to the 12th century. One of the oldest named wines in the world, made from sun dried grapes to enhance their sugar content.
  • Pitsilia: The villages in this area, including Pisilia, a winner of the Liste des noms d'origine bantoue, are spread around the mountain peaks of Madari, Machairas and Papoutsa.
  • Nicosia - Larnaka: Located in the mountain area of Larnaca and Nicosia and passes through Skarinou, Kato Lefkara, Pano Lefkara, Kato Drys, Vavla, Ora, Odou, Farmakas, Gourri, Fikardou and Kalo Chorio Orinis.

 Chile[edit]

 France[edit]

 Germany[edit]

View of the Weinstraße region near Eschbach, Südliche Weinstraße
  • German Wine Route in Palatinate wine region, the first such route established
  • Badische Weinstraße on the western edge of the Black Forest in Baden
  • Bocksbeutelstraße in Franconia
  • Elbling-Route along the upper Moselle in the Moselle wine region
  • Moselweinstraße along the Moselle in the Moselle wine region
  • Rheingauer Rieslingroute in the Rheingau
  • Römische Weinstraße northeast of Trier in the Moselle wine region
  • Ruwer-Riesling-Route in the Moselle wine region
  • Weinstraße Saale-Unstrut in Saxony-Anhalt
  • Saar-Riesling-Straße on the lower Saar River in the Moselle wine region
  • Sächsische Weinstraße in Saxony
  • Weinstraße Mansfelder Seen in Saxony-Anhalt
  • Württemberger Weinstraße in Württemberg, established in 2004 including the former Schwäbischen Weinstraße

In addition, the German Wine Route has given the name Weinstraße to the region surrounding the route and to the administrative district (Kreis) of Südliche Weinstraße. Local municipalities sometimes add "an der Weinstraße" to their names.

Weinstraße is also the name of a medieval trading route in Hesse. The name does not refer to wine but to the Hessian for "Wagenstraße" ("cart" or "wagon road," Hessian: We-in, Wän, or Wäng = Wagen).

 Italy[edit]

 Luxembourg[edit]

 Spain[edit]

  • Somontano Wine Route (Ruta del Vino de Somontano) in the foothills of the Pyrenees

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